TITLE

State Support for Higher Education Rises 2% in Fiscal 2011

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;1/31/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks into the data which was released by the Center for the Study of Education Policy at Illinois University that indicates an increase in the total state financial support for higher education by two percent in fiscal 2011. It is said that the release comes up as the U.S. Department of Labor taps applications for a two-billion four-year grant program for community colleges. Several states which increased their support in fiscal 2011 such as Nevada, Colorado, and Georgia are cited.
ACCESSION #
58738905

 

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